ART X Talks

2019      2018      2017

Every year, ART X Lagos features a robust line-up of panel discussions open to all fair goers. With key stakeholders in Africa’s art economy, ART X Talks explore a range of themes pertinent to the state and evolution of contemporary art in Africa.


Artist Talk: Leading Contemporaries, with Emeka Ogboh
In conversation with Tayo Ogunbiyi, Nigerian sound and installation artist Emeka Ogboh presents overviews of his most ambitious works, and critically revisits the path he took to becoming an internationally respected artist.
On ‘How to Build a Lagoon with Just a Bottle of Wine?’, with the Lagos Biennial
Antawan Byrd, co-curator of the 2019 Lagos Biennial, and Abraham Oghobase, an artist whom he worked closely with for this project discuss the process of realizing the Biennial and highlight the accomplishments that informed the cornerstones of this ambitious exhibition, from its beginnings through the execution.
Modern Art in 360 Degrees
Filmmaker Joel Benson speaks with Ugoma Adegoke about his recent work in Virtual Reality (VR), and highlights his quest to document practices, works, and studio spaces of modern artists based in Nigeria using this medium.
Collecting LIVE!, Sponsored by Stanbic IBTC Pensions
Kathryn Weir, Director and Chief Curator, Cosmopolis, Centre Pompidou; and collectors Reni Folawiyo, and Tunji Akintokun MBE collaborate together to select works to build a virtual private art collection, moderated by Oba Nsugbe.

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